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US military wants dormant drones that can launch from ocean bottom
DARPA interested in developing drones that can be dormant on the ocean floor, and remotely activated to launch attacks.
Drones getting smarter, and must be able to fly over cities safely
As interest in consumer drones continues to increase, flight safety must be increased.
Report indicates US border drones are overly expensive, ineffective
Unmanned drone flights along the US-Mexico border cost too much and the program is being mismanaged, according to a recent Homeland Security report.
Consumer drone market estimated to reach $1 billion by 2018
The consumer drone market is estimated to be worth $1 billion by 2018, as more first-time operators take to the skies.
US Army building airport at Fort Bliss just for drones
The Army will build a custom airport on Fort Bliss just for drones.
Survey finds a lot of Americans want drones to deliver their packages
Seems like only a matter of time before drones are delivering packages to your door step.
Demand for drone pilots increasing, with salaries starting at $100K
The need for drone pilots is expected to boom as commercial interest increases, and starting salaries will also ramp up.
Mini-drones increasing in popularity, as questions remain
The use of mini-drones helped an industry evolve into a booming market.
Pilots landing in New York report drones flying too close to airport
Three pilots flew near Kennedy Airport in New York City, according to pilots, an investigation is now underway.
Drone use among farmers becoming popular, as private use increases
Farmers are going high-tech by using drones to conduct photographic analysis of their crops.
Google Project Wing is testing delivery drones in Australia
The Google Project Wing effort has led the software company to develop and test drones that could be used to help deliver goods and provide emergency aid.
Iran TV shows downed Israeli drone spying on nuclear facility
Iran TV showed still images of a reported Israeli spy drone that was shot down as it was flying towards a uranium enrichment facility south of Tehran.
Patent application reveals Disney wants to use drones in its parks
Disney is the latest company that hopes the U.S. government allows commercial drone use in the United States, hoping to give customers a new experience.
Iran claims it shot down Israeli spy drone flying in Iranian airspace
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard reportedly shot down an Israeli drone flying near the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility south of Tehran.
Yellowstone Spring may have been damaged by banned drone
A Yellowstone visitor didn't follow the rules and crashed his drone into the Grand Prismatic Spring.
Israel shoots down Hamas-owned drone using a Patriot missile
The Israel Defense Force (IDF) reportedly shot down at least one Hamas-controlled UAV over Israel, as fighting between both sides intensifies.
Drones banned in U.S. national parks because of safety, noise issues
The National Park Service has banned the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) inside parks it manages, citing safety and noise concerns.
Drones in NYC soon? Mayor Bloomberg says 'get used to it'
Are UAV drones in NYC coming? Yes, they are, with Mayor Bloomberg saying 'get used to it'